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“A trip back in time of the Tea horse route - Southern silk road”

Yunnan Shaxi Ancient Town
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Private Full-Day Highlights of Dali Tour
Ranked #1 of 64 things to do in Dali
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Brisbane
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“A trip back in time of the Tea horse route - Southern silk road”
Reviewed October 30, 2013 via mobile

To walk through a gate and imagine the tea horse caravans heading from Dali to Tibet, to imagine them staying in the village inn where my husband and I had to duck our heads to enter our bedroom with its wooden shutters, and where the clear water ran down the open drain beside the path after a rain storm - a must visit on any visit to Yunnan province

Visited August 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“A touch of Old China”
Reviewed October 16, 2013

A walled city. One of friends needed to visit hospital for a bee sting treatment. Although a military hospital, service was excellent. Lots of places to eat. INternational bank machines operate well

Visited October 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Our "coup de coeur"”
Reviewed October 6, 2013

At last we could smell something more authentic and not only done for mass tourism... we loved it!
Far better than Lijiang or Dali

Visited October 2013
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brunei
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“interesting place to witness what ancient commercial town was like”
Reviewed August 14, 2013

ancient town still in its original form, with a restored temple (hundreds years old, with 300 year old trees). do stay in any of the inns which are in the town itself. if you like trekking, do spend a few days here going on the many treks to the grotto, another ancient town, etc

Visited August 2013
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Changchun, China
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“Nice old town”
Reviewed August 12, 2013

China is a bit of a Disneyland, since all of the old towns start to look and feel similar after a few and since they all seem to sell the same one of a kind nick-nacks...hmmmm?

Visited July 2013
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